Who likes GapMinder? If you don't, you probably don't like optimism itself for its optimismness. Well, too bad. I'm sick of talking to people who not only don't understand economics, statistics and logic but revel in their lack of understanding.
You also wanna take a look at Data Is Beautiful for such delightful graphics as what the UK government could make from sales taxes if recreational narcotics were all legalised, a glorious one listing rhetological fallacies, and a graphic showing every death in the 20th Century along with its cause.
There a lots more, too. You've got snake-oil charts, radiation dosage charts, musician revenue charts, and so on! Check it out with all haste!